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New iPhone user ? concerning back-ups.


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Purchased first iPhone (5c) and I am wondering what you guys do to back-up the phone to your macs? Don't really want to go the iTunes or cloud route.

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Purchased first iPhone (5c) and I am wondering what you guys do to back-up the phone to your macs? Don't really want to go the iTunes or cloud route.

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You've just eliminated the two easiest methods of backing up an iOS device. What's wrong with backing it up that way since it's fast and works well?
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Privacy concerns mainly, I would rather just back up to my macbook but how easy is it to back up to iTunes?
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Backing up through iTunes does back up your phone to your Mac. You can even encrypt your backups if you're concerned (see the backups section in the Summary page of iTunes when you connect it).

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Open iTunes
Connect your iPhone to the Mac
Select the iPhone in iTunes
click on "Backup Now"

Doesn't get any easier than that.

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Thanks guys, I really appreciate it.

Cable is at work I just found out so I will have to do it tomorrow night.
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